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The Hon. James Wemyss


NationalityBritish 
RolesNaval Sailor 
Date of Birth23.2.1725/26CSORN
First Known Service1745CSORN
FatherJames, 5th Earl of WemyssHPO
MotherJanet CharterisHPO
WifeElizabeth Sutherland - Married 29.8.1757HPO
SonGen. William Wemyss, MP (1760–)E-WIKI
BrotherLord ElchoHPO
BrotherFrancisHPO
Last Known Service21.4.1756CSORN
Date of Death10.5.1786CSORN

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
24.7.1745 Passed the Lieutenant's Examination ADM 6/86/343-344RNLPC
26.9.1745 LieutenantCSORN
24.3.1747/4823.11.1749
Preston (50) 1742-1749
British 50 Gun
4th Rate Ship of the Line
, First Lieutenant ADM 6/17/493
Issued by
Thomas GriffinBritish
Naval Sailor
Service 1709-1762
, East Indies
Confirmed 29.8.1749
ADM 6/17
12.1.1757 Resigned from the NavyCSORN
7.1.176331.3.1768Elected a Member of Parliament for FifeHPO
14.4.176810.5.1786Elected a Member of Parliament for SutherlandHPO


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